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Found: Lost wallet with over RM12,000 at Tun HS Lee police station

Bernama  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Police want the individual who misplaced a wallet containing foreign currency valued at  RM12,666 at a prominent shopping mall in Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur on Oct 9 to come forward and reclaim it at the Tun HS Lee police station.

Dang Wangi district police chief Mohd Sukri Kaman said the wallet, which contained 30 US dollar notes and Syrian currency, was discovered by a cleaner at the diaper changing room on the third floor of the shopping mall.

"Police did not find any identification documents in the wallet. Apart from the money, only a few photographs believed to be of the owner were in the wallet," he told reporters after the presentation of certificates of appreciation to the security personnel of the shopping centre in Kuala Lumpur today.

Mohd Sukri also thanked the cleaner for her honesty in handing over the wallet to the management of the shopping centre, who subsequently handed it over to the police.

He said that such deeds should be emulated by other parties to create a responsible and honest society. 

Meanwhile, cleaner Samona Marhama, 35, when met by reporters at the event, said she handed over the wallet due to a sense of responsibility which she felt everyone should have.

"I found the wallet and suspected that someone may have left it behind. Without thinking for long, I handed it over to the management," she said.

- Bernama

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